Scindapsis Pictus trebie

Latin name

Scindapsus pictus


Common name

Silver Pothos or Satin Pothos


Southeast Asia

How easy is it care for?

The Scindapsus Pictus Trebie is a beautiful, plant originating from Southeast Asia, New Guinea, Queensland and a few western Pacific islands. The variagated foilage have stunning silver and green patterns. Tolerant of a wide range of light conditions this plant is a prolific grower. It is a climbing or trailing plant, so are often planted with a moss pole to climb or used in a hanging pot.

Caring for your plant


The Scindapsus is not used to direct sunlight, preffering indirect light.


The pictus doesn’t like wet, soggy soil. Water every 1-2 weeks depending on the time of year. Allow soil to dry out between waterings.


Pruning is only necessary to control the size and shape of the plant. Take vine individually and cut 2/3 cms above a leaf.


Balanced, water-soluble fertilizer can be applied monthly through the growing season.

Pest & Diseases

Prone to root rot if overwatered, spider mites and scale can occasionally be a problem.

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